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These Silver Threads (Miner) By Dan Wilt
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These Silver Threads is a combination story collection and journal of memories for readers who love family history. Author and Radio Storyteller Dan Wilt shares the "silver threads" of... More > encouragement and faith he has found in his own family's stories. Six whimsical walks through the author's memories take us from the coal regions of Northern Pennsylvania, to the orchards of ancient Armenia. The second half of the book is full of journaling space, and invites you as the reader to document your own memories, searching for the "silver threads and sacred moments" running through your own family experiences. "This is a captivating little book you'll want to read time and time again. I couldn't put it down, it gave me so much joy."< Less
A Diamond in the Rough By Dolores Holstein
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The life story of a daughter who was born to a farmer/coal minor in 1935, one of thirteen children raised in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia.
Hillbilly By Jody Lynn McBrien
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Hillbilly, and the Musings of a Wayward Daughter is the story of a of a miner's daughter growing up in a coal camp in Yancy, Kentucky in the 1930s and 40s. In writing about the life of her mother,... More > the author, Jody Lynn McBrien, finds her own life an inextricable piece of her mother's. Thus, this book is both biography and autobiography and a journey through memories to discover understanding, forgiveness, and love. Jody Lynn McBrien is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of South Florida.< Less
Hillbilly By Jody Lynn McBrien
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Hillbilly, and the Musings of a Wayward Daughter is the story of a of a miner's daughter growing up in a coal camp in Yancy, Kentucky in the 1930s and 40s. In writing about the life of her mother,... More > the author, Jody Lynn McBrien, finds her own life an inextricable piece of her mother's. Thus, this book is both biography and autobiography and a journey through memories to discover understanding, forgiveness, and love. Jody Lynn McBrien is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of South Florida.< Less
These Silver Threads (Soldier) By Dan Wilt
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These Silver Threads is a combination story collection and journal of memories for readers who love family history. Author and Radio Storyteller Dan Wilt shares the "silver threads" of... More > encouragement and faith he has found in his own family's stories. Six whimsical walks through the author's memories take us from the coal regions of Northern Pennsylvania, to the orchards of ancient Armenia. The second half of the book is full of journaling space, and invites you as the reader to document your own memories, searching for the "silver threads and sacred moments" running through your own family experiences. "This is a captivating little book you'll want to read time and time again. I couldn't put it down, it gave me so much joy."< Less
The Cocoa Ladies - their not so true story By M. E. Roberts
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The Cocoa Ladies - their not so true story combines history with imagination, fleshing out the characters at the heart of this charming mid-20th century chocolate boutique - Emma, Maude, and Lilly.... More > Join this set of twins and their best friend as they share good times and bad through the 1920's and 30's, as coal miners daughters. It reads like a memoir complete with snapshots and recipes. A delight for one and all. Dedicated to all sisters and best friends everywhere.< Less
The Cocoa Ladies - their not so true story By M. E. Roberts
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The Cocoa Ladies - their not so true story combines history with imagination, fleshing out the characters at the heart of this charming mid-20th century chocolate boutique - Emma, Maude, and Lilly.... More > Join this set of twins and their best friend as they share good times and bad through the 1920's and 30's, as coal miners daughters. It reads like a memoir complete with snapshots and recipes. A delight for one and all. Dedicated to all sisters and best friends everywhere.< Less
Jeanette By Mark Smith, Barbara Gregorn, Judy Smith
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Jeanette Pennington grew up the daughter of a Jefferson County coal miner. Her mother died when she was just a child, and she was left to raise her family in the midst of rough and tumble mining... More > camps while her father eked out a living as best he could. Later in life, she began chronicling those experiences and so many others in poetry, pouring heart and soul onto simple pages of notebook paper. Her writings dance across the ebony and ivory of our emotions the way her fingers danced across the keys of a piano, ranging from light and humorous to brooding anger to sadness and loss. Jeanette’s poetry captures the essence of what it is to be human in this world, while always keeping her hopes pinned on a better life in the world to come. This book is a collection of her writings, along with some interesting and endearing facts about her life and the life of her family, composed and edited by her close relatives. We hope you’ll enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed piecing it together...< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Spring Equinox 2012 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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Spring opens our minds to the promise of a fresh beginning. A mossy path lures us into a quiet forest. The mists of sunrise shroud a serene landscape. A jeweled wasp reminds us that beauty comes in... More > all sizes and shapes. Poetry brings out the beauty in a fog-shrouded bay; it encourages us to breathe in deeply from the lilac dawn. Fiction draws us to treasure each day and appreciate what we have. A poor coal miner's wife struggles to make do with the few coins she has. Non-Fiction brings us into the complex world our fellow artists share. A woman strives for natural childbirth despite her fears. A daughter regains treasures from a war-torn past. A breast cancer survivor shows us the power of inner strength. Come share in the amazing stories and creations our artists have shared. Give thanks that our community is composed of such stunning talents, opening their hearts and minds with us to celebrate this new spring together.< Less